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Fri, Jul 25, 2014 1:00 PM
This 12-square-mile island has a population of less than 900 people, and it's exactly where you want to go when touring the Aran Islands.
To witness the world's first 'honey moon' in nearly 100 years, time-lapse photographer Gavin Heffernan drives to Red Rock Canyon State Park for a night of stargazing.
With just a portion of a photo as a clue, can you guess the name of the animal species shown?
Some of the best places are found off the beaten path, so grab a compass and a map and learn how to navigate your way through the woods.
The tiny, intricate details of this bird's feathers come to light in a gorgeous macro photograph.
The current solar cycle is expected to end in 2015, but scientists think it'll go out with a bang with strong flares and plenty of auroras.
Smithsonian Channel's 'Hunt For the Super Predator' follows the mysterious disappearance of an 'alpha' shark that apparently wasn't the biggest fish in the sea.
The president steps up efforts to protect the pollinators — and their $24 billion contribution to the U.S. economy.
In addition to revealing island-like icebergs of methane, scientists are hoping the summer solstice on Titan will stir up tropical cyclones for observation.
New cartoon uses silly jungle creatures — and lots of poop jokes — to spread the word about climate change.
Researchers weren't looking to link the shifting behavior of the jet stream to climate change. Rather, they wanted to isolate if the jet stream was responsible for the weather patterns.
This bird binges on berries, with sometimes tipsy effects.
There are many beautiful slot canyons in the Southwest, but Antelope Canyon is one of the most famous — and for a good reason.
A quadcopter spied this pod of bottlenose dolphins riding waves near Esperance, Western Australia.
Curiosity gets the better of this young bobcat as he strolls through the grass, pausing to pose for the camera.
Michigan photographer Vincent Brady offers a stirring time-lapse tribute to the unpolluted night sky — all 360 degrees of it.
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